rare birds records
Grey-headed Lapwing (Microsarcops cinereus)
© Ivan Bevza
lowerTurgen river, Almaty oblast.
first record in Kazakhstan
Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)
© Igor Fefelov
Kultuk, Slyudyanka District, Irkutsk Region
The 3rd record in the Baikal region.
Blue Rock Thrush (Monticola solitarius)
© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
The third sighting of the species at Mangyshlak. Before to this, one migrant bird was recorded on April 11, 2009 in South Mangyshlak and another on April 19, 2009 in the Kaundy depression (Neve et al., 2010).
Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)
© Yevgen Chernolyev
Rare vagrant. During August 2020, several observers were noted in the Kherson region. The first observation on August 9, 2020 by Oleksandr Burkovsky, Yevhen Chernolyev, Tetiana Chernolyeva and Nicola Zmievskiy.